Re: [R] adding lines to stripchart

From: Chuck Cleland <ccleland_at_optonline.net>
Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2007 19:29:52 -0400

James Root wrote:
> I have two points of collection across 20 subjects (pre and post for each),
> so 20 pairs of data points. I would like to plot the actual raw data points
> for each subject for both pre and post and connect lines between these two
> points (20 in all) to depict real change between the two timepoints.
>
> I have tried using stripchart which adequately plots the two lines of
> subject data points. Attempting to use segments however has been
> difficult. It seems that the segments command gives too many coordiate
> points - so where segments has:
>
> x0, y0, x1, y1
>
> I really only have two coordinates for each point -
>
> pre to post
>
> I am sure that I am misusing the command but not sure if I should continue
> to try with segments or if there is another command that would be more
> appropriate.
>
> As always, thanks for any help.

  How about using matplot() instead? Something like this:

matplot(t(matrix(runif(40), ncol=2)), type="b", col="black", lty=1, xaxt="n", pch=16)

mtext(side=1, at=c(1,2), c("Pre","Post"))

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